The Industrial Economies

The Industrial Economies

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This volume concentrates on the economic history of the Western world during and since the Industrial Revolution. The main theme is the role played in the growth of the industrial economies by the development of economic and social policies.Nowhere and at no time did tax yields (inclusive of customs duties) ever fall below 60 per cent of public revenue.8 ... earlier, in which the main weight of revenue had moved from rents paid for public land and mining royalties to taxes. The chief guidelines and pattern of that system were maintained throughout the nineteenth century, albeit occasionally adapted in ... In the 1860s, the ratio of indirect to direct taxes in the area of the later Empire was 60:40 a€” a ratio which, with minoranbsp;...

Title:The Industrial Economies
Author:Peter Mathias, Sidney Pollard
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 1989


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